Barring the current Clio, Renault Sport has a brilliant record when it comes to front-wheel drive performance cars. The latest Megane R.S. has all the hallmarks of a good modern hot hatch, including a powerful turbocharged engine and...Show More Summary
Having been big fans of the pre-facelift Renault Clio RS during our long-term ownership, the recent Renault Clio update piqued our interest. It’s not a car that immediately springs to mind as the forefront of the light car segment, but nonetheless it’s a stylish left-of-field option which manages to pack a fair bit of kit. […]
renault has revised its hot hatch entry-point, updating the clio rs pocket rocket with fresh styling, a revised range, and extra equipment. as before, the clio rs is powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, driving the front wheels via a six-speed efficient dual clutch transmission. Show More Summary
The facelifted 2018 Renault Clio RS is now on sale in Australia, almost a year on from its European-market unveiling. Arriving on the heels of its recently launched regular siblings, the revised RS is again offered in just Sport and Cup forms, but the Trophy model – with its new Akrapovic exhaust system and lower […]
Velvet. Say it out loud. Go on. Vellllvet. Imagine Captain Holt from Brooklyn Nine-Nine saying it. Let it roll off your tongue. It’s one of those words, one of those materials, which conjures a certain image – like, when I wrote ‘tongue’ and ‘velvet’ in the same paragraph, I bet your tongue was flushed with […]
renault has slashed prices and re-arranged the model lineup of its clio light car as part of a 2017 model year update. pricing now starts below $16,000 with a $15,990 (plus on road costs) starting price for the entry level clio life, which arrives in place of the previous $18,000 authentique. Show More Summary
The updated 2017 Renault Clio range has hit Australian showrooms this week, bringing a revised look, added features and sharp pricing. Starting at $15,990 plus on-road costs for the entry-level Life manual and stretching to $22,990 for the Intens and GT-Line range toppers, the new Clio starts over $2000 cheaper than the model it replaces. From […]
Renault Sport's Bootcamp series continues with runs in the Clio R.S., Cup and R.S. 01 at Silverstone.
Renault’s hot hatch on steroids, the Renault Clio RS.16, could soon be headed for the production line. And, in potentially good news for Aussie fans of the Reggie, a limited number could be built in right-hand drive – with a small allocation set for our shores. While recent rumours hinted at Renault making an official announcement […]
The next-generation 2018 Renault Clio will have a completely different cockpit, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking to Auto Express, Renault’s head of design, Laurens van den Acker, confirmed the new Clio will take a big step forward from the current car in terms of interior design. “Our customers look at […]
with the debut of the current generation renault clio in 2012, the french firm introduced its then-new styling direction, as penned by design chief laurens van den acker, formerly of mazda. though the clio has only just been given its...Show More Summary
The Renault Clio RS 16 seems like it will soon be heading into production, if these spy photos are anything to go by. Compared to the Clio RS 16 concept that made its debut just before the Monaco Grand Prix, this prototype seems to be missing a few items, including flared wheel arches, 19-inch alloy […]
The concept could spawn a limited-edition model.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq6qPhjvJ3Y The Renault Clio RS 16 concept revealed earlier this year could make it to production, albeit in limited numbers, a new report claims. According to French website Caradisiac, Renault will make an official announcement at the Paris motor show in October. The report claims production will be limited to 500 units, with a price tag […]
Renault has spent some time in the wilderness, but the French manufacturer is well-and-truly on the comeback path. The revival started with the Clio, and continues with the new Megane. As you can see, it looks good in sedan form, but...Show More Summary
When Renault rolled out the Clio RS16 concept car a little over a month ago, it was clear a production version wasn’t far off. On Tuesday the French automaker finally unveiled the car as the latest in its series of Clio RS hot hatchbacks. The “RS” in the name stands for Renault Sport, which is the French automaker’s...
renault has given its sporty clio rs and clio gt-line light hatches a modest nip n’ tuck for the 2017 model year, with both models scoring new bumper plastics, headlamp and tail lamp internals, wheel designs and, for the rs, a more raucous exhaust. Show More Summary
The next-generation Nissan Micra will be built in France. The Japanese brand’s five-door Micra micro car is set to be built where its ally, Renault, currently assembles the European-market Clio and the cutesy Zoe electric car. A simple line in a release from the Renault-Nissan Alliance on their successful business collaborations stated the following: “By […]
The updated Renault Clio RS and GT Line models have been unveiled with a host of styling tweaks. In terms of design, the revised Clio RS and GT Line models adopt the changes made to the rest of the small hatch range, including the new LED internals for the headlights and redesigned tail-lights. There’s also […]
The Renault Clio has been a successful model, selling at least 13 million units in the past 26 years, and now, Renault has announced a face-lift for the fourth-generation Clio. Before you start holding your breath and expecting to see a radically new Clio, don’t let me get your hopes up – this is a very mild refresh. Show More Summary